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Stretch-n-Grow is the world's largest network of children's fitness professionals, providing Physical Education with Imagination to hundreds of thousands of children world-wide!

Stretch-n-Grow...
Physical Education with Imagination!

Each week, our Affiliates teach over one hundred thousand children in hundreds of cities around the world to

“Eat Wise and Exercise"!

Stretch-n-Grow offers EXERciting programs for kids starting as young as 18 months up to twelve years old. Each Stretch-n-Grow coach is a certified youth fitness specialist and has only one passion - to show our Stars an EXERciting time!

"Star" refers to the children in our program as well as the 5 point foundation of our curriculum:  exercise, nutrition, rest, hygiene, and attitude!

"EXERcited" = EXERCISE + excitement which is what our Stars experience every time they Stretch-n-Grow!

In the News

While childhood obesity has been getting lots of attention in recent years, Stretch-n-Grow has been aware of the issue and providing a solution since 1992.  We are the world's largest network of children's fitness professionals and have taught millions of children world-wide the importance of healthy habits.

“The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared obesity ‘a global epidemic’ and experts agree that childhood obesity must be curtailed.  The Stretch-n-Grow program teaches preschool and elementary aged children to make healthy food choices and love exercise, starting at an early age,” states President and Founder, Jill Manly. 
This story also ran on the following NBC Affiliates:

WSOC - Charlotte, NC
April 3, 2009

Print Articles about Stretch-n-Grow


Hattiesburg American - Hattiesburg, MS
March 13, 2009

Reporter Herald - Loveland, CO
March 16, 2009

Odessa American Online - Odessa, TX
March 20, 2009